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Cello - Bernd Dimbath E Class 'Stradivari' Professional Grade Bernd Dimbath E Class 'Stradivari' Professional Grade 4/4 Cello



Bubenreuth Germany; 2015
Professional Instrument

Super powerful projection, especially on the bottom register, and a brilliant, vibrant tone appropriate for solo work. An absolutely inspiring professional-level instrument.

Our Price $24,000.00
Cello - Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Strad' Master Grade Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Stradivari' Master Grade 4/4 Cello (b)

Bubenreuth, Germany; 2013

Nicely focused with both power and responsiveness. Well-balanced overall.

Our Price $19,000.00
Cello - Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Strad' Master Grade Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Stradivari' Master Grade 4/4 Cello (a)

Bubenreuth, Germany, 2014
Master Grade Instrument



Friendly, warm and mellow, this would blend nicely in ensemble work.

Our Price $19,000.00
Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Ruggieri' Master Grade 4/4 Cello Bernd Dimbath C Class 'Ruggieri' Master Grade 4/4 Cello



Model: Francesco Ruggieri anno 1695

Bubenreuth Germany, 2012
Professional Instrument

Sweet, singing upper register. Soaring and clear with few over tones. Huge lower end, good projection. Bold and resonant throughout.

Our Price $19,000.00
Cello 4/4 size - Jan Szlachtowski Master Level Jan Szlachtowski Master Level 'Grancino' 4/4 Cello

Nowy Targ, Poland; 2016



Our Price $16,500.00
Cello Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Ruggieri' Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Ruggeri' 4/4 Cello - Used



Bubenreuth, Germany; 2013
Gently used
Rich and big sound, full of colors to explore.


Our Price $16,000.00
Cello 7/8 size - Szlachtowski Professional Grade Jan Szlachtowski Professional Grade 7/8 Cello



Jan's cellos are in high demand as people are discovering more and more the power, range and solo performance sound these instruments possess. This size is better suited for smaller players (5' 4" and under) or players with smaller hands.

Our Price $16,000.00
Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello - Used Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X7 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello - Used

Matteo Gofriller 'Schneider'

2013
Gently Used

Rare X7 Gofriller has outstanding tone that has both power and sensitivity. Refined both visually and tonally. Finished with beautiful rich amber varnish. SWEET!! Very gently broken in for you.

Our Price $16,000.00
Cello Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X5 'Gofriller' 4/4 Dimbath/Gill Master Soloist model X5 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello



Bubenreuth, Germany; 2016

This cello plays and sounds like the much more expensive Dimbath C Class. It has a HUGE sound and incredible power with soloist projection.

Our Price $13,000.00
Cello Emanual Wilfer Gofriller Emanuel Wilfer Master 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello (b)

Möhrendorf, Germany, 2018
Soloist Instrument



This cello is responsive and resonant with a beautiful cathedral-like sound. Full bodied, with plenty of sustain. Crafted custom for Linda West Cellos by a German master craftsman.

Our Price $12,000.00
Cello Emanual Wilfer Gofriller Emanuel Wilfer Master 'Gofriller' 4/4 Cello (a)

Möhrendorf, Germany, 2018
Soloist Instrument



Incredibly responsive and powerful-- this cello is exciting to play! It is accessible to players of any level. Hand-made special for Linda West Cellos by a German master craftsman.

Our Price $12,000.00
Rainer Leonhardt ‘Conservatory’ model 704 4/4 Cello Rainer Leonhardt Conservatory model 704 4/4 Cello - Used



The strong core is balanced with a hearty low end, and a clean, smooth D string.

Our Price $9,980.00
Rainer Leonhardt ‘Conservatory’ model 704 4/4 Cello Rainer Leonhardt Conservatory model 704 4/4 Cello



Extremely powerful sound! This is a cello you can dig into, but provides plenty of volume contrast. Good soloist instrument.



Our Price $9,980.00
Calin Wultur model #6 'Guarneri' 4/4 Cello Calin Wultur model #6 'Guarneri' 4/4 Cello

These Guarneri patterned cellos have excellent balance and a strong open voice throughout the register. Recommended for intermediate to advanced players.

Our Price $7,600.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber mezzo-forte™ Hybrid Electric/Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello


Hand-made in Germany
ELECTRIC!!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Great instrument for those who have to deal with the weather often. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee! 2 week wait.

Our Price $5,350.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber Orchestra line mezzo-forte™ Orchestra Line Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello



Hand-made in Germany!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee!

Our Price $5,250.00
Rudoulf Doetsch model 701 'Guarneri Del Gesu' 4/4 Cello Rudoulf Doetsch model 701 'Guarneri Del Gesu' 4/4 Cello



Strong, warm tone with a clean upper register. Super easy to play!

Our Price $5,110.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 4/4 Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' model 502 4/4 Cello



Copy of Stradivari

Beijing, 2015

Both full of soloist potential as well as forgiving to less than perfect technique, this cello will make an exceptional companion for anyone; from the student cellist wanting a cello that won't stifle musical growth to the young, advanced cellist who needs a showy cello for recitals and concerto competitions.

Our Price $5,100.00
Cello - Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber mezzo-forte™ Design Line Acoustic Carbon Fiber 4/4 Cello


Hand-made in Germany!

The first fully carbon cello available on the worldwide market at an affordable price. Unaffected by extreme climate changes, and impervious to water, unlike traditional wood instruments. 5 year guarantee!

Our Price $4,750.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 7/8Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Stradivari' 7/8 Cello - Used




Model: 502

Beijing, 2016

Our Price $4,570.00
Vivo Zetoni model 150E 4/4 Cello Vivo Zetoni model 150E 4/4 Cello

Responsive cello from the top of Vivo's line-up sports European maple tonewoods, giving it a crisp, clear sound, with a big, spunky C string.

Our Price $4,500.00
Cello C.L.Wynn model 620 Strad C.L. Wynn 620 'Strad' - 4/4 Cello




Creamy sound with the perfect amount of bite. Warm and full with beautiful resonance. This cello would work well for players of all levels and would make a great chamber music instrument.

Our Price $4,500.00
Vivo Zetoni model 100 4/4 Cello Vivo Zetoni model 100 4/4 Cello



Powerful, projects well. Excellent response, speaks easily with a light bow.

Our Price $4,200.00
Eastman Advanced Series model 405 'Stradivarius' 4/4 Cello Eastman Advanced Series model 405 'Stradivarius' 4/4 Cello



Great economically priced instrument. Easy to play good for beginner all the way up to advanced.


Our Price $4,100.00
Pietro Lombardi model 502 4/4 Cello LindaWest.com Pietro Lombardi 'Strad' 4/4 Cello - Used



Bejing, 2012
Limited Edition European Spruce top plate!
This nicely played-in Lombardi has a velvety smooth voice with good full tonal color. Resonant and balanced across the strings in both texture and volume for seamless string crossings.

Our Price $5,000.00
Adjusted Price: $4,000.00
Sheng Liu #7 - 4/4 Cello Sheng Liu #7 - 4/4 Cello



For the price, you cannot beat the performance. Bold, yet balanced, this cello has excellent projection and a strong core. Best for intermediate through advanced cellists.



Our Price: $3,700.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 250E Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 250E 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello



European Tonewoods

Appropriate for beginners because of its ease of play, these are also responsive enough for the technical demands of an advanced cellist.

Our Price $3,650.00
Vivo 'Ariana Superior' 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Ariana Superior' 4/4 Cello



Highest performance you would only expect from a cello costing much more. Appropriate for beginners because of its ease of play, these are also responsive enough for the technical demands of an advancing cellist.


Our Price $3,150.00
Cello Vivo Zetoni model 200 Strad Vivo 'Zetoni' model 200 'Stradivari' 4/4 Cello (a)



Deep, dark and mellow, this is a juicy cello that's easy to play, yet won't hold you back when you want to express yourself more fully.

Our Price $3,150.00
Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello Vivo 'La Viva' Baroque 4/4 Cello



This beautifully flamed, and newly crafted baroque cello is by one of our most popular makers, Vivo. Both resonant and clear, it has that classic, reedy baroque sound.

Our Price $4,100.00
Adjusted Price: $2,970.00
Vivo 'La Viva' 4/4 Cello Vivo 'La Viva' 4/4 Cello

Highest performance you would only expect from a cello costing much more.


Our Price $3,650.00
Adjusted Price: $2,970.00
Wu Ling 4/4 Cello Wu Ling 4/4 Cello

Complete Outfit

Open and lively, good response to dynamic changes. The D string is nice and open in upper positions. Forgiving enough for a beginner yet its performance will suit an advancing student.

Our Price $2,500.00
Cello - Vivo 'Mirecourt' Strad 4/4 Vivo 'Mirecourt' Strad 4/4 Cello



Beijing, 2017

This cello by Vivo is the best value for beginners. The voice is warm and buttery. I'm very excited about this line of cellos...Resonant voice that is even and open. These are very fun to play, so easy.

Our Price $2,050.00
Vivo 'Prelude' Strad - 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Prelude' Strad - 4/4 Cello


Beijing, 2018

A budget cello with playability attributes that appeal to even the well seasoned cellist.

Our Price $1,850.00
Vivo 'Prelude' Strad - 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Prelude' Strad - 4/4 Cello


Beijing, 2018

A budget cello with playability attributes that appeal to even the well seasoned cellist.

Our Price $1,850.00
Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello Wu Ling model 100 'Stradivari' 3/4 Cello

Special Model for Beginners
Complete Outfit

Start your cellist off right with a cello that will encourage practice and promote growth as a young musician. This is a fully carved cello from solid woods with ebony fittings. This is a fine instrument set up properly for playability and tone. Brand new. Comes with bow and padded bag.

Our Price $1,700.00
Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Aspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes



Can be ordered - 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8, 4/4

Perfect upgrade starter instrument c ompletely hand-carved out of solid tonewoods. Price includes a gig bag and your choice of a bow.

Our Price $1,500.00
Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello Vivo 'Etude' - 4/4 Cello



Beijing

Fully solid carved cello with inlayed purfling and ebony fingerboard. Includes a hard case and quality bow.

Our Price $1,350.00
Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used



Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Complete package, case and bow.

Our Price $1,200.00
Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used Linda West 'Inspire' 3/4 Cello - Used



Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Complete package, case and bow.

Our Price $1,200.00
Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes Linda West 'Inspire' Cello - 4/4 and fractional sizes



In Stock:

  • 1/4 and 3/4 sizes
Can be ordered - 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8, 4/4

Completely hand-carved out of tonewoods with laminated ribs. Perfect starter instrument. Price includes a gig bag and your choice of a bow.

Our Price $1,200.00
Violin Bow Arcus Carbon Fiber  C-series Arcus™ C-Series Carbon Bow - VIOLIN



Ideal for students and amateurs because unlike most affordable bows they play flawlessly and their rich and complex sound keeps motivating the player.

Starting at $925.00